Laverda 1200 America (1978)

Make Model: Laverda 1200 America


Year: 1978
Engine: Four stroke, transverse three cylinder, DOHC, 2 valve per cylinder.
Capacity: 1115.8 cc / 68 cu-in
Bore x Stroke: 80 X 74 mm
Cooling System: Air cooled
Compression Ratio: 8.0:1
Induction: 3x 32mm Side throttle Dell’Orto carburetors
Ignition: Bosch CDI
Starting: Electric
Max Power: 73 hp / 54.4 kW @ 7500 rpm
Max Torque: 54.2 Nm / 40 lb-ft @ 6000 rpm
Transmission: 5 Speed
Final Drive: Chain
Front Suspension: 38mm Marzocchi forks
Front Wheel Travel: 140 mm / 5.5 in
Rear Suspension: Dual Marzocchi dampers adjustment for preload
Rear Wheel Travel: 100 mm / 3.9 in
Front Brakes: 2x 280mm discs 2 piston calipers
Rear Brakes: Single 280mm disc 2 piston caliper
Front Tyre: 4.10 H18
Rear Tyre: 4.85 H18

Wet Weight: 247 kg / 544.5 lbs
Fuel Capacity: 19.5 Litres / 5.1 US gal
Consumption Average: 38 mpg
Braking 60 – 0 / 100 – 0: – / 37.4 m
Standing 1/4 Mile: 12.8 sec / 168.3 km/h
Top Speed: 133.3 mph 214.5 km/h


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